Fortified Whole Grain Alliance

Charity Jepkoech

Position: COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE
Categories: Leadership

Charity Jepkoech is an accomplished and results-driven Communications professional with more than 6 years of experience in the Media and Communications Industry. Her expertise cuts across NGO operations, media relations, public relations, social research, policy level and grassroots advocacy, social media management, content creation, human rights campaigns, project management, economic empowerment, proposal development, and fundraising.

In her experience working as a Communications and Advocacy officer at Omega Foundation, she managed to skillfully meet diverse needs and address issues to maintain efficiency and program outreach. Demonstrated success in building and bringing visibility to what Omega Foundation did by offering professional story development, content creation, campaigns, and special program anchoring.

Charity also served as a Community Officer at Omega Foundation where she identified and built avenues for policy advocacy and engaged the government on health and other policy issues affecting communities. She also facilitated the development of advocacy messages and materials that are relevant and effective to communities as well as ensuring the rights of individuals were upheld by facilitating periodic reviews of cases and issues emerging from target communities.

Her key achievements entail:

    • Developed new, better, and significantly different ideas, methods, solutions, and initiatives on advocacy that resulted in an improvement of Omega Foundation’s performance by 20%
    • Maintained customer retention rate 40% above the organization’s average by providing excellent customer service and exceeding their expectations.
    • Ran a fundraising for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) and raised over KSH 5 million.
    • Educated men, youths, and women on Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights.
    • Volunteered to offer community service whereby I visited more than 50 vulnerable homes in South Nyanza.

Charity has a Diploma in Media and Journalism with IT (Moi University) and a BSc. In Communications and Journalism with IT (Rongo University).